|Rural Health Care Delivery Workgroup 4th Meeting Announced|
Health Care Commission announces 4th meeting of Rural Health Care Delivery Workgroup
Baltimore, MD (March 8, 2017) – The Maryland Health Care Commission is announcing today that the fourth meeting of the Rural Health Care Delivery Workgroup will be later this month. The meeting will be held from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, March 27 in Room 150 of the House Office Building on 6 Bladen Street in Annapolis.
During the 2016 Legislative Session, Senate Bill 707 Freestanding Medical Facilities – Certificate of Need, Rates and Definition (SB 707), passed into law and was signed by the Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on May 10, 2016. The legislation establishes a workgroup on rural health care delivery to oversee a study of health care delivery in the Middle Shore region and to develop a plan for meeting the health care needs of the five counties – Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot.
For more information, visit https://goo.gl/YmdUAC or contact Commission spokeswoman Erin Dorrien at 410-764-3284.
The MHCC is an independent regulatory agency whose mission is to plan for health system needs, promote informed decision-making, increase accountability, and improve access in a rapidly changing health care environment by providing timely and accurate information on availability, cost, and quality of services to policy makers, purchasers, providers and the public. The MHCC's vision for Maryland is to ensure that informed consumers hold the health care system accountable and have access to affordable and appropriate health care services through programs that serve as models for the nation. The MHCC is also the State agency responsible for advancing health information technology throughout Maryland.
|Last Updated on Thursday, 09 March 2017 16:04|